Meaning of 诈

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(Trad.: 詐)
Pinyin: zhà
English Definition: to cheat; to swindle; to pretend; to feign; to draw sb out; to try to extract information by deceit or bluff
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ zhà ] first time, for the first time, suddenly
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Example Words
诈骗 zhà piàn to defraud; to swindle; to blackmail
欺诈 zhà to cheat
敲诈 qiāo zhà to rip off; to extort (money); extortion; blackmail
狡诈 jiǎo zhà craft; cunning; deceitful
敲诈勒索 qiāo zhà suǒ extortion and blackmail (idiom)
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